Academy Academy Description ADEK Rating Curricula Location
Al Ain Academy

Primary & Secondary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAl Ain
Al Bateen Academy

Secondary, Mixed

OutstandingEnglish National Curriculum,IB Diploma ProgrammeAbu Dhabi
Al Mamoura Academy

Primary Mixed / Secondary Girls Only

Good With Very Good Features English National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Muna Academy

Primary, Mixed

OutstandingEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Yasmina Academy

Primary & Secondary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
The Pearl Academy

Primary, Mixed

Very Good With Outstanding FeaturesEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
West Yas Academy

Primary Mixed / Secondary Segregated 

GoodAmerican Massachusetts State CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Al Forsan Nursery

Nursery Mixed

Not ApplicableEnglish National CurriculumAbu Dhabi
Curricula

Students will have two different teachers who will cover the following topics over each of the terms.

Autumn Term

  • Hydrology and fluvial geomorphology- the drainage basin system, discharge relationships within drainage basins, river channel processes and landforms and the human impacts. 
  • Atmosphere and weather- Diurnal energy budgets, the global energy budget, weather processes and phenomena and human impacts.

Spring Term

  • Rocks and weathering- Plate tectonics, weathering, slope processes and the human impact
  • Population- Natural increase as a component of population change, demographic transition, population- resource relationships and the management of natural increase.

Summer Term

  • Settlement dynamics- Changes in rural settlements, urban trends and issues of urbanisation, the changing structure of urban settlements and the management of urban settlements. 
  • Migration- Migration as a component of population change, internal migration (within a country), international migration and the management of international migration.

All students will complete 2 external exams in year 12 to generate an AS grade and if they choose to continue with the course complete an additional 2 external exams in year 13. (Paper 1 Core Physical Geography, 1 hour 30 minutes, and Paper 2 Core Human Geography, 1 hour 30 minutes).